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A Hancock County Eagle Scout


We can't translate the initials, but we do know this plate belongs to a proud Eagle Boy Scout from Hancock County. The plate was spotted in the Bluffton University parking lot.


English Lutheran hosts International Living Water directors Feb. 21

Jim and Jodi Mohney, Midwest directors of Living Water International, will speak at English Lutheran Church at 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21.

They will show a video and discuss the world-wide need for clean water. They will also explain the efforts of Living Water International with pump repair, drilling wells and hygiene in many Third World countries and especially Haiti.


And I see you also


If this is a sentence, who is ER? We spotted this plate in the Bluffton University lot.


Mom to mom sale February 20 at St. Mary's Catholic Church

By Mary Pannabecker Steiner

As a young mom with two young children, Jami Crawfis has found Mom to Mom sales to be a wonderful resource for children's clothing and toys. So when the Lima YWCA closed its doors, eliminating its Mom to Mom sale, Crawfis begin to think about organizing a local sale.

"I could always find good deals for a good price and when the YW closed, I was disappointed and thought to myself, 'why couldn't we have one in Bluffton? So here we are," said Crawfis.


Cancellation list


To post a cancellation, e-mail info@blufftonicon.com

First Mennonite

First Mennonite Church, Bluffton, has cancelled this week's (Wednesday, Feb. 10) First Night activities, according to the church office. The First Night is a Wednesday evening dinner with a program, which follows.

Bluffton High School


No room for boredom in a small town

There are those who think that living in a small town is boring - just talk to those Bluffton natives who couldn't wait to graduate and head out for the big city.

And then there are those of us who know otherwise. Boredom is simply a matter of being unable to create activity. Parents know how quickly their children can think of something else to do when, upon hearing the plaintive "I'm bored", a parent suggests some unappealing chore.